Windows 10: Displaying the disk free space with Diskpart

  1.    01 May 2017 #1

    Displaying the disk free space with Diskpart


    Starting the command prompt from the Windows 10 v1703 DVD, how do I display the disk free space to create other partitions using Diskpart utility?


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       01 May 2017 #2
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       02 May 2017 #3

    I don`t think Diskpart will show you free space, just the disks in your system and any partitions on those disks. If there`s a command to list free space, please post it.

    You`d have to go into windows and look at Disk Management, then I suggest Partition Wizard to manage your partitions.

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    The Boot CD is not free anymore with Partition Wizard`s latest version 10.2, but you can download version 9.1 from here. You simply download the Iso file, then burn to CD. Then boot from the cd to look at your drives and any partitions on those drives, and it will show you the used and unused amount on any partitions.

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    Last edited by AddRAM; 02 May 2017 at 04:29.
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  4.    02 May 2017 #4

    @Caledon Ken's reply was the correct answer to the specific question asked in the OP. Below, my disk 1 has 10 GB of free space I could create a partition in. There is a difference in free space on the disk that can be used to create a partition in, and free space inside partitions not used by the file system. The OP asked about free space on a disk that can be used to create a partition.

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    Microsoft DiskPart version 10.0.15063.0
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    On computer: JOHN-LAPTOP
    DISKPART> list disk
      Disk ###  Status         Size     Free     Dyn  Gpt
      --------  -------------  -------  -------  ---  ---
      Disk 0    Online          447 GB  4096 KB        *
      Disk 1    Online          931 GB    10 GB        *
      Disk 2    No Media           0 B      0 B
    Last edited by NavyLCDR; 02 May 2017 at 09:14.
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